Almond-Anise Biscotti

READY IN: 1hr
YIELD: 24 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 12
    cup butter
  • 1 14
    cups sugar (divided)
  • 1
    teaspoon almond extract
  • 18 - 14
    teaspoon pure anise oil
  • 2
    cups flour
  • 2
    teaspoons baking powder
  • 1
    dash salt
  • 12
    cup chopped roasted almonds
  • milk chocolate, melted (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cream butter and 1 cup sugar.
  • Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each.
  • Stir in flavorings.
  • Combine dry ingredients, add to creamed mixture.
  • Stir in almonds.
  • Lightly grease cookie sheet.
  • Spray hands with non-stick spray and shape dough into 2-12x3 logs on prepared cookie sheet.
  • Sprinkle with remaining sugar.
  • Bake at 375°F for 15-20 minutes or until firm.
  • Remove from oven and cool on wire rack for 15 minutes.
  • Reduce oven temp to 300°F.
  • Place log on cutting board and slice diagonally 1/2 inch thick.
  • Place on cookie sheet sliced side down.
  • Bake 10 minutes.
  • Turn, bake 10 more minutes.
  • If desired, dip into melted chocolate.
  • Store in airtight container.
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